Dec 4, 2012 11:35pm PST
the planet's ever seen. >> reporter: he assures us nothing can go wrong with this fish, altered by science to grow and get to market faster. >> this fish is identical in every measurable way. >> reporter: have we gone too far? >> i wouldn't want to eat this fish, unless it's gone through a proper approval process. >> reporter: critics say the fda scientists didn't do enough independent work and used company data to come to its safety conclusions. some of which tested only six fish. >> that kind of science wouldn't make it past a high school science fair. >> reporter: is this something i should be afraid of? >> you eat dna every time you swallow. you consume dna with every food you eat. >> reporter: altered dna? >> the gene comes from the chinook salmon. pacific salmon. that protein is identical to the same protein that's produced by the atlantic salmon. >> reporter: and nothing's going to happen to me or my children if they eat this fish? >> it will make you healthier. man has been altering the nature of animals since man walked upright and began domesticating animals. the beef that we con
Dec 4, 2012 4:30am PST
that >> i was going to say even though it is not darn -- not a 100% science -- [ talking over each other ] >> 100% science that has accuracy, a little less -- okay stop digging. [ talking over each other ] >> they didn't rate meteorologists i wonder who is dragging who down? [ laughing ] >> touche. >>> good morning. here's a look at a dry picture from sutro tower across san francisco towards the east bay hills. live doppler, scattered sprinkles northwest corner sonoma county where we are watching now, heavier rain lake and mendocino counties where going to stay for the better part of the morning commute. radar there the benefit of having live doppler 7 hd so far to the west already picking rain 90 miles offshore that going to take the better part of three hours to get to the coast. the sooner you get in northern sonoma the more likely you are going to be dry. upper 40s concord, live more, redwood city, los gatos, everybody else in the low to mid 50s. monterey bay, upper 40s to near 50. let's move on and talk about this forecast cycle, rain best in the north bay during the daylight hours
Dec 3, 2012 4:00am PST
pictures arts and sciences at the governors award. you were recorded saying that you don't think you deserve this award? >> i actually think it's hollywood. >> reporter: jeffrey katzenberg head of dream works animation received an award. honorary awards were where given to george stevens jr. and four years ago, he followed the presidential campaign of clinton. i'd like to know what george stephanopoulos had to work with. >> well, he looked about 20 years old. >> we did something right. >> and smart as a rabbit. >> reporter: also honored last night hal needham. >> i'm shocked. >> reporter: the stuntman who directed smashes like "smoky and the bandit." and "cannonball run." >> you need a shave, man. very disrespectful. >> reporter: who knew that richard gere had grooming tips. i got in trouble from richard gere for not shaving. you can hold on, i'll going to go shave. >> i look like this. i shaved! >> reporter: i'm cameron mathison in hollywood. >> did you shave today? >> i did. >> don't miss the academy awards coming up on february 24th right here on abc. coming up on february 24th ri
Dec 4, 2012 5:30pm PST
walt disney was a science pioneer. look at this. scientists decided to take thermal pictures of someone telling a lie, and you can see it right there, the picture is showing the area around the nose is bright red. it turns out our noses heat up when we stretch the truth, somehow connecting the part of the brain that links heat to emotion. >>> and we have another fresh look at an old idea. our picture tonight, the iconic hollywood sign after its face-lift ready for its close-up. nine letters, each 45 feet tall given a fresh coat of paint, 275 gallons, if you're counting, and the makeover now prepares the sign for its 90th birthday next year. and we really do love hearing what captured your imagination every day. so tweet me your thoughts for "instant index" @dianesawyer. we'll be reading them. >>> and coming up next, she is a legend in fashion and in film and now rumored to be in line for a big job in the obama administration? ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] you've been years in the making. and there are many years ahead. join the millions of members who've chosen an aarp medicare supplem
Dec 4, 2012 4:00pm PST
at age 16 than those without it. the study appears in proceedings of national academy of sciences. >> consumer reports partnered with 7 on your side to report on financial elder abuse. >> michael? >> as we've reported many times, older americans are easy victims for scam artists. consumer reports found it's trusted family and friends who are busing the elderly by draining bank accounts, selling valuables or get this, taking over their homes and other real estate. the crimes can often be very, very difficult. >> 74-year-old arthur green spent years building his lakeside home, he says he was persuaded to sign it to his granddaughter and was told he would could live out his days there. >> all of a sudden she's like a -- i don't know what. snap of the finger she's changed and got money hungry. >> she tried to evict him and sell the property. >> he was at risk of homelessness and impoferished. this land and house is anything of any value he owns in the world. >> green's lawyer says financial exploitation of seniors is all too common and often goes unreported. a consumer reports investi
Dec 9, 2012 9:00am PST
. >> or single-pane windows that make the classrooms saunas in the summer and freezers in the winter. science teacher hugh hunter says it hinders learning. >> as kids go from classroom to classroom they experience the same situation and after three or four hours of that it's hard for them to focus. >> lawmakers just introduced measures to get project moneys out the door by next summer. retrofitting is expected to cut energy costs at least 30%. >> we want to give them great, new energy efficiency and clean energy technologies and bring our schools up to the 21st century. when the upgrading is done, the $4 billion goes to the state's general fund. in sacramento, nannette miranda, abc7 news. >>> muni officials are hoping san francisco cable cars will be running smoothly today without any more problems. a series of glitches forced closers the past two days. service was shut down friday and after repairs were made to the cables, service resumed yesterday morning. but then around 8:30 the powell mason and powell height lines went down. the mta is blaming equipment issues for both disruptions. >> ju
Dec 1, 2012 4:00pm PST
the girl offcampus and then snuck a bow and error into this father's science classroom and before the students he shot his father in the head with an arrow and then shot himself. investigators are not sure what led to murders. >> cargo ships diverted because of a sport strike in l.a. are headed to oakland. the strike ban tuesday. clerical workers walked off the job and the long shoremen joined them. the the works say the port wants to move their jobs overseas, and the port says that is not true. the strike could cost the ports billions in business. it's not clear if the ships headed to oakland will unload there. >> the world's first nuclear powered aircraft carrier has been taken out of active service. thousands of people said goodbye to the uss enterprise which was deactivated in virginia today. it's seen action in every major conflict since the cuban missile crisis. the military will remove its nuclear fuel and then scrap it for parts. >> ahead, making the holidays special for those in need. an effort kicks off to provide toys to some 3,000 bay area children this holiday season.
Dec 5, 2012 1:40am PST
of the textbook on the subject "2012 science and prophesy of the ancient mya." he's also one of the few that can read maya hieroglyphics. >> they predicted. >> reporter: still for nico sanchez, it's not a risk he's willing to take. >> that's my son giovany. he's 10 years old. >> reporter: he says there's too much on the line. >> i would rather be looked at as a kook and know my family has a chance of survival than not have any chances at all. >> okay. so the end is nigh. anything you'd like to tell me? >> oh, man. the world is ending? before the world ends, though, i'd like to meet that reporter before the world ends. before the world end, i would look to meet that reporter, before the world end. [ sniffs ] [ sneezes ] [ sniffles ] [ female announcer ] for everything your face has to face. face it with puffs facial tissues. puffs has air-fluffed pillows for 40% more cushiony thickness. face every day with puffs softness. prove it. enough is enough. d-con no view, no touch trap snaps to kill instantly. no looking, no touching. d-con. get out. >>> hey, insomniacs. you're watching "world news now."